Park West

Park West

Chicago, Illinois Homes for Sale

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About Park West

Situated just west of Lake Michigan and North Pond Nature Sanctuary, Park West is a delightful pocket of the Lincoln Park neighborhood and a popular landing spot for newcomers to the city. Centered around Clark Street, where the area’s numerous shops, bars, and restaurants thrive, Park West provides a world of opportunities within just a few walkable blocks.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $128,500 to $7,650,000

Closed Prices: $105,000 to $7,500,000

Median Sale Price: $366,000

Average $ per sq ft: $512

Association Fee Ranges: $1500, $0 to $1030, $96 to $10777/mo

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1881 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 1881 to 2021 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 7 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 11 Bathrooms

Getting Around Park West

Around Park West

Several high-rises and condo buildings lie along Clark Street, offering prime views of the city and proximity to all that Park West has to offer. Prices and parking rates run a bit higher the closer you are to Clark or the lake, so those seeking cheaper options might check out the side streets, where smaller complexes offer the same neighborhood access at a lower price tag.

While Park West is relatively small, the neighborhood still boasts a diverse food scene that’s sure to satisfy any appetite. A variety of international restaurants will settle cravings for Italian, Mexican, Japanese, and more. Just north of the community, Kuma’s Too brings the Avondale staple’s monstrous burgers to the east side. La Creperie, a longtime favorite for sweet and savory crepes, is also nearby.

As a prime location between Wrigleyville and the Loop, Park West attracts a mix of professionals, students, and families seeking a vibrant neighborhood, an easy commute to the Loop, and an active nightlife. Newcomers to Park West are greeted with a warm welcome and a good time. Residents are in a great spot to visit Lincoln Park’s many attractions while enjoying a comfortable distance from the tourist hubs.

After starting the evening with dinner out at any of the neighborhood’s fine eateries, homeowners in Park West have a vibrant nightlife scene to explore. HopCat is a popular destination thanks to a selection of 130 craft beers on tap, while The Galway Arms attracts locals with a large heated patio. Residents also keep an eye on Lincoln Hall’s schedule, which includes indie rock darlings and lesser-known acts. Another destination for live music is Kingston Mines, a legendary blues club with nightly performances that extend into the early morning.

Head east to explore the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and its expansive butterfly garden. Afterwards, take a walk through the park and into the Lincoln Park Zoo, which is free to enter and hosts events throughout the year. The beaches of Lake Michigan are also a short journey away, providing both fun and relaxation in the summer months.

Locals Love

  • Wide array of restaurants
  • Very walkable
  • Proximity to beaches and lakefront path

Locals Don't Love

  • Far from airports
  • High cost of living
  • Difficult parking

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